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Balnagowan Mill Holiday Home

A spring view of the recently upgraded and extended Balnagowan Mill
16 reviews
A spring view of the recently upgraded and extended Balnagowan Mill
A close up view of the Mill with the trees in full blossom in early June
A summer view of the Mill from the elevated picnic area
A spring view of the Mill from the elevated picnic area
A view of the patio and BBQ area beside the large family room.
The extensive front garden is a popular and safe family play area.
Getting to grips with the nine hole putting green at the Mill
The new large family room with play station and 55 inch TV
A view of part of the open plan fitted and well equipped kitchen.
A view of one of the new en-suite bedrooms
The double bedroom  in the older part of the Mill with a linking door to the new en-suite  extension
The  second double bedroom in the recent extension with en-suite  and TV facilities
A view looking across the river Spey to Nethy Bridge in the foothills of the Cairngorms
The Strathspey Railway and the Forest village of Nethy Bridge below the Cairngorms
The popular Strathspey Steam Train at nearby Broomhill
One of the regular visitors to the extensive grounds at the Mill.
Red squirrels can often be seen on the local walks and in the garden at the Mill
Village  welcome  sign.
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5 Bedrooms , 4 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
Nethy Bridge, Badenoch and Strathspey, Scottish Highlands, Scotland
Balnagowan Mill is a large single storey cottage in heart of Cairngorms National Park and in a secluded location within 400m of the centre of the forest village of Nethy Bridge. It has recently been tastefully refurbished and extended to a very high standard and enjoys a Scottish Tourist Board 4 star grading.
The cosy cottage is well insulated and is centrally heated throughout. Five bedrooms-the three en-suite bedrooms have their own TVs. There is an open plan lounge/ dining area and also a large and bright new family room with a 55 inch TV, play station and extensive collection of DVDs.
The cottage has a large garden with its own 9 hole putting green, children's swings and a good range of other outdoor play equipment for putting, badminton, football and basketball. Guests have free use of mountain bikes and helmets to enjoy the e...
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About the Owner, Paula F
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 3 days ago
Listed since : Oct 2015
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 17 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL6830030
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Excellent - based on 16 reviews
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Bridge of Allan, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 days ago for a stay in March 2018

When Dorothy clicked her heels together and whispered, “there’s no place like home” she obviously hadn’t been to Balnagowan Mill. An easy 12 miles from bustling and ever-expanding Aviemore, Nethy Bridge (the Forest Village) is the perfect panacea for the rigours of daily life, and this sensational five-bedroom, two public room home offers the biggest complement possible to that release....

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John, Glad you and Morag had such a great week at Balnagowan Mill. Thanks also for your very positive feedback whichis much appreciated. Paula and Jim ed


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Reviewed 2 weeks ago for a stay in February 2018

Once again our holiday was brilliant the Balnagowan Mill Holiday Home was a great place to stay it provided everything we needed and was spotless thanks to Melva. The wildlife was apparent in abundance. We visited the local eateries, the wildlife center, the Cairngorm Mountains and rode the Finicular. A good time was had by us all.

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Thank you Andrew & Elaine for your great review and we are pleased you all enjoyed yourselves again. We look forward to you and your family returning to Balnagowan Mill in the future. Regards. Paula & Jim


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Reviewed 30 January 2018 for a stay in January 2018

Management response:

Thank you for your great review Anita & Jose. We are so pleased you both enjoyed your stay in our holiday home. As your daughter was visiting you from S. Africa we were happy to hear she also enjoyed her stay in Balnagowan Mill and we were so pleased the local wildlife turned out to see her! We wish you...


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  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(3)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (3)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Playground
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Strictly no hen, stag or prom parties. Maximum 2 dogs. Minimum let of 7 nights 22nd Dec 6th Jan . Minimum of 3 night breaks available from November to pre Christmas week and from...
    1 Full bath
    3 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Kings
    1 Crib
    3 Fulls
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2 Nov 2018 -
21 Dec 2018
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About the neighbourhood
Nethy Bridge is situated in the heart of Strathspey where the dominant features are the River Spey and River Nethy and the majestic mountains of Cairngorms National Park with the Cairngorm and Lecht ski areas. Fishing for salmon and trout on both rivers are popular pastimes as is golf on some of the challenging golf courses in the strath. There are a number of courses including a 9 hole course in Nethy and 18 hole courses in nearby Grantown-on-Spey and Boat of Garten.
A great touring centre within easy reach of the Whisky Trail, Inverness, the Moray Coast, Donside and Royal Deeside. Ideal for families with lots of activities and attractions nearby including Highland Wildlife Park and Landmark Adventure Park.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, Skiing: Property Is In A Ski Resort, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 5.0 km.
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